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Method of accelerating the maturation of stem cells to form neurons discovered

11/02/2017

Image: Test-tubes with blue liquids and hydrogel-balls; Copyright: panthermedia.net/belchonock

In addition to the physiological proteins present in the brain, the hydrogel also contains the synthetic adhesive molecule IKVAV. The resulting biomaterial accelerates the process and increases the chances to generate neurons from neural stem cells.